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Creamy Queso & Habanero Dip

"Queso" means cheese, and this dip has 3 kinds, providing a rich and creamy base with a touch of heat.
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Ingredients

1 cups Philadelphia Cream Cheese Spread, softened
1-1/2 cups Kraft Habanero Heat Shredded Cheese, divided
2/3 cups Tomatoes, seeded, diced
1 cups Jalapeño peppers, finely chopped
6 cups Scallions, thinly sliced
13.25 lb. Tortilla chips

Instructions

Preparation Steps
  • Beat
    Cream cheese, Velveeta and half the shredded cheese with electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment 2 min. or until creamy. Stir in tomatoes and peppers until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to use or up to 24 hours ahead of time.
  • For each 5-serving appetizer:
  • Spoon
    3/4 cup (175 mL) cheese mixture into 8-oz. (250 mL) oval ramekin with handles. Bake in 400ºF (200ºC) standard oven 10 to 15 min. or until hot and bubbly. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup (50 mL) shredded cheese.
  • Broil
    1 to 2 min. or just until cheese is melted. Garnish with 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) scallions. Serve immediately with chips for dipping.
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